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Woman sings to keep whales calm in mass stranding at Farewell Spit – New Zealand Herald

49 long-finned pilot whales became stranded on a South Island beach this week.

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About 50 Pilot whales have been stranded at Farewell Spit this week. Photo / Jo Richards, GB Weekly”Where the blue of the sea meets the sky, and the big yellow sun leads me home.”
Those are the lyrics of The Water, by Johnny Flynn and Laura Marling the song Dunedin woman Lara Robertson sang to help calm some of the 49 long-finned pilot whales stranded on a South Island beach this week.
The Department of Conservation was alerted to the mass stranding at the base of Farewell Spit, in Golden Bay, at…

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